Meet The Team

This is the page about us – theGIST team. We are always more than happy to answer your questions, so don’t be shy. For general enquiries, please contact

 

  • HEAD OF STRATHCLYDE/EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Katrina Wesencraft

    – Has an MSc in Medical Visualisation & Human Anatomy, now working on her PhD at the University of Strathclyde
    – Main point of contact for University of Strathclyde
    – Katrina’s hobbies include dying her hair and eating cheese

 

  • HEAD OF GLASGOW/EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Gabriela De Sousa

    – A Psychology & Neuroscience PhD student at the University of Glasgow
    – Main point of contact for University of Glasgow
    – Gabriela likes to justify her love of food with infrequent gym trips, and have the very occasional nerdy game of D&D

 

  • SUBMISSIONS EDITOR: Miruna Costreie

    – A Neuroscience undergraduate at The University of Glasgow
    – Miruna is cool…with whatever related to science, music or nature 🙂

 

  • DEPUTY SUBMISSIONS EDITOR: Sonya Frazier

    – A PhD student at the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences at the University of Glasgow
    – Supports the Submissions Editor in managing the article submissions process
    – Besides all kinds of science stuff, Sonya loves to travel

 

  • SNIPPETS EDITOR: Richard Murchie

    – Currently a Mathematics and Physics undergraduate
    – Handles all snippet submissions and editing
    – Richard likes antidotes (the album not the remedy) and reading into ancient civilisations

 

  • DEPUTY SNIPPETS EDITOR: Sara Berent

    – An undergraduate student of Immunology at University of Glasgow
    – Assists with snippet editing
    – Her dream career involves working with astronauts and space agencies to investigate the influence of space on human physiology, in particular the immune system

 

  • HEAD OF COPY-EDITING: Kirsten Munro

    – Oversees and delegates copy-editing
    – Recently completed a Masters in Medical Visualisation and Human Anatomy and is now working for a medical communications agency in Glasgow
    – In her spare time Kirsten likes undertaking overly ambitious craft projects and running (very slowly)

 

  • HEAD OF MULTIMEDIA: Annabel May

    – Responsible for video and podcast production
    – Annabel is studying genetics and spends most of her time eating crispy M&Ms, and listening to or making podcasts (“Only two of those things are related to my work at theGIST”). It is her dream to one day combine the three to achieve peak happiness.

 

  • DEPUTY MULTIMEDIA: Claire Smith

    – Assists the head with video and podcast production

 

  • EVENTS & FINANCE MANAGER: Anna Duncan

    – Sources and deals with funding for events, activities, and the magazine
    – Anna is doing a PhD in Particle Physics, looking for new particles with the ATLAS experiment. Other than Physics she likes climbing and maths.

 

  • HEAD OF SOCIAL MEDIA: Caitlin Duncan

    – Responsible for theGIST communication via Newsletters, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, & Instagram
    – Currently a PhD student at Glasgow University investigating precision medicine in rheumatoid arthritis
    – Hobbies include going to the gym, taking part in public engagement activities and eating her way around Glasgow!

 

  • SOCIAL MEDIA DEPUTY: Sara Cameron

    – Assists the head with theGIST communication via Newsletters, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, & Instagram
    – Background in Anatomy and medical visualisation, now working towards a PhD in biomedical engineering
    – In my spare time I like to be active by running or getting out of the city on adventures. Also addicted to true crime podcasts.

 

  • HEAD OF DESIGN: Sara Jackson

    – Responsible for poster and magazine layout, and designing promotional materials for social media
    – Sara is a final year Neuroscience student at the University of Glasgow, and spent one year in a research institute in the Netherlands as part of her Integrated Masters course
    – She loves playing sports, and currently plays netball for the University. On the rare occasion she has a few free hours, she loves to paint!

 

  • HEAD OF WEB: Matt Mitchell

    – Physics Undergraduate at University of Strathclyde